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Jeremy Rifkin - Zero Marginal Cost Society

On April 1st, 2014 Mr. Rifkin published his twentieth book, The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, The Collaborative Commons, and The Eclipse of Capitalism.

Jeremy Rifkin - The Third Industrial Revolution

In 2011, Mr. Rifkin published the New York Times best seller, The Third Industrial Revolution: How Lateral Power is Transforming Energy, the Economy, and the World.

The Empathic Civilization Cover

"Many in the scholarly, religious, and political field praise Jeremy Rifkin for a willingness to think big, raise controversial questions, and serve as a social and ethical prophet."

— The New York Times

Jeremy Rifkin and the Foundation on Economic Trends

The Office of Jeremy Rifkin is operated by Jeremy R. Rifkin Enterprises, a sole proprietorship with the purpose of advancing Mr. Rifkin's written work and lecturing. The Foundation on Economic Trends is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to examine emerging trends in science and technology, and their impacts on the environment, the economy, culture, and society. Read more »

Jeremy Rifkin - Zero Marginal Cost Society

Best Selling Author

Jeremy Rifkin is the best-selling author of twenty books on the impact of scientific, technological, and cultural changes on the economy, society, and the environment. His books have been translated into more than thirty five languages and are used in hundreds of universities, corporations and government agencies around the world. more »


Jeremy Rifkin speaks frequently before business, government, labor and civil society forums around the world. He has lectured at many of the world's leading Fortune 500 companies and at more than 300 universities in some 30 countries over the past four decades. More »


Jeremy Rifkin has been an advisor to the European Union for the past decade. He currently advises the European Commission, the European Parliament, and several EU heads of state, including Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany. Mr. Rifkin advised the government of Spain during its presidency of the European Union (January 1st – June 30, 2010). Mr. Rifkin also served as an adviser to President Nicolas Sarkozy of France, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, Prime Minister Jose Socrates of Portugal, and Prime Minister Janez Janša of Slovenia, during their respective European Council Presidencies, on issues related to the economy, climate change, and energy security. more »


Jeremy Rifkin has been a lecturer at the Wharton School's Executive Education Program, at the University of Pennsylvania, since 1994. He instructs to CEOs and senior corporate management from around the world on global trends in science, technology, and commerce, and their impacts on the economy, society and the environment. more »

Global Columnist

Mr. Rifkin's monthly column on global issues appears in many of the world's leading newspapers and magazines, including the Los Angeles Times in the U.S., The Guardian in the U.K., Süddeutsche Zeitung and Handelsblatt in Germany, Le Soir and Knack in Belgium, L'Espresso in Italy, El País in Spain, Informatíon in Denmark, De Volkskrant in the Netherlands, Wort in Luxembourg, Hospodarske Noviny in the Czech Republic, Eesti Päevaleht in Estonia, Trud in Bulgaria, Clarín in Argentina, and Al-Ittihad in the U.A.E. more »
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